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HRW: Haiti

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    The continuing political crisis in Haiti, spurred by contested presidential elections in 2015, led to a power vacuum at the head of state. President Michel Martelly’s term of office expired in February 2016, and the 120-day term of provisional Pres…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Expand A pregnant woman rests on the floor while attending a Sunday mass at a camp for Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent returning or deported from the Dominican Republic…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    It’s hard to imagine another disaster on the scale of the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti. Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti on October 4, suggest its devastating ef…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    Hurricane “Matthew” is set to hit Haiti and Jamaica. Southern Haiti will likely be hit hard, including Anse-a-Pitres, one of the poorest and most remote areas of the island. My thoughts tonight are with Haitians, but also with the perha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    Expand A protester holds up a sign next to relatives of some of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos during a march in Mexico City. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Haiti
    Thank you, Mr. Gallon for your continued work on human rights in Haiti.We are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in Haiti in your discussion of the five key aspect of the human rights situation in Haiti. In pa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Move Ahead with Ex-Dictator Case

    Haiti: Move Ahead with Ex-Dictator Case

    (Mexico City, Washington, DC, Quebec City, and Paris) – The current critical political situation in Haiti should not be used as an excuse to deny justice to the victims of human rights violations during the regime of Jean-Claude Duvalier, Amnesty I…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Haiti

Stabroek News

  • newPolice probing murder of Sophia sawmill worker

    Police probing murder of Sophia sawmill worker

    The Police say they are investigating the murder of Devon Murray, 18, a sawmill operator of 1331 B Field, Sophia which occurred between 20:30h on the 21st and 05:30h on the 22nd.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:45am -
  • newMan who escaped from GPHC found hiding in barrel at Agricola

    Man who escaped from GPHC found hiding in barrel at Agricola

    Marlon Jeffrey who escaped from the GPHC while under police guard, was this morning recaptured at a house in Brutus Street, Agricola, the police said in a statement today.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:02am -
  • newT&T Education Minister: No soft drinks in new school term

    T&T Education Minister: No soft drinks in new school term

    (Trinidad Guardian) When the new school term opens in September, all sugary drinks including soft drinks will be banned from schools across the country.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 8:26am -
  • newAppointment of Gecom chair expected to conform with court ruling

    Appointment of Gecom chair  expected to conform with court ruling

    The Bar Council of the Guyana Bar Association (GBA) yesterday said it expects that the state will abide by Chief Justice (ag) Roxane George’s orders for the appointment of the Chairperson of the...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 2:15am -
  • newPresident hasn’t rejected CJ’s ruling on selection of Gecom chair

    President hasn’t rejected CJ’s ruling  on selection of Gecom chair

    The Ministry of the Presidency yesterday refuted any assertion that President David Granger has rejected the recent ruling of acting Chief Justice Roxane George SC on the constitutional requirements...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 2:14am -
  • newLa Harmonie and Maria’s Lodge

    La Harmonie and Maria’s Lodge

    La Harmonie, West Bank Demerara appears to be facing extinction; only three families reside there.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 2:13am -
  • newZimbabwe one-dayers another chance for development, says West

    Zimbabwe one-dayers another  chance for development, says West

    HARARE, Zimbabwe, CMC – Head coach, Graeme West, is expecting another tough series when the West Indies Under-19s square off against their Zimbabwe counterparts in three Youth One-Day Internationals...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 2:13am -
  • newArjoon, Chin to contest men’s singles final

    Arjoon, Chin to contest men’s singles final

    Defending champion Alex Arjoon will battle Richard Chin in the men’s Open singles final while Nicolette Fernandes will tackle defending champion Ashley Khalil in the women’s singles final following...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 2:12am -
  • newAPNU commits to resolution of membership’s concerns

    APNU commits to resolution  of membership’s concerns

    Following the first meeting of its executive council in over two years, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has committed to a speedy and amicable resolution of the concerns raised by its...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 2:12am -
  • newOnshore Exxon support base for completion by March

    Onshore Exxon support base  for completion by March

    Guyana Shore Base Inc (GYSBI) on Friday announced that it is scheduled to complete its 28-acre onshore base at Houston, East Bank, Demerara, to meet the needs of United States oil company ExxonMobil...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 2:11am -

The Economist: Haiti

The Guardian: Haiti News

  • Secret aid worker: we learned the hard way that all funding has strings attached
    Donors need to coordinate more and consider the needs on the ground when coming up with rules on how aid money can be spentWith more than 10 years’ experience in the humanitarian sector, working in logistics and supply chain, I have faced many chal…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 7:27am -
  • Charities and voluntourism fuelling 'orphanage crisis' in Haiti, says NGO
    Charitable donations and volunteers from abroad are supporting Haitian orphanages where children are vulnerable to abuse, a report findsCharitable givers from the US who believe they are helping Haitian orphans are instead funding the abuse and negle…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 5:27am -
  • Diarrhoea, vomiting, sudden death ... cholera's nasty comeback
    Eradicated for a century in some parts of the world, Alexandra Ossola looks at the history of a disease that has infected 246,000 people in Yemen in eight monthsMohammad Shubo is motionless when he is wheeled into the clinic. He had started experienc…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 5:39am -
  • Caribbean migrants risk danger and discrimination for a new life in Chile
    Many Haitians and Dominicans are moving south for jobs and opportunities – and some are receiving a less than sympathetic welcome after a 3,000km trekDigna Batista was promised she would be heading to paradise when she paid people smugglers to take…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • 'There's a lot of fear and anxiety': Miami's Haitians hit by threat of deportation
    Donald Trump told Miami’s Haitian community he’d be their ‘greatest champion’ – but he’s ready to pull the plug on a longstanding humanitarian programIf you ask Marleine Bastien, a chill wind from the White House is fast cooling the warmt…
    - 71 days ago, 13 May 17, 6:00am -
  • Scientists search for Caribbean quake clues
    By following the flow of seawater deep into the earth’s crust, researchers hope to understand the region’s instabilityGeologically speaking the Caribbean is a lively place. Recent reminders include the 1995 volcanic eruption on Montserrat, and th…
    - 84 days ago, 30 Apr 17, 4:30pm -
  • Haitian mothers claim UN unresponsive over support for peacekeeper children
    Lawyers trying to obtain financial assistance for 10 women who gave birth to children of departed peacekeepers say UN has ignored requests for informationThe UN has been accused of refusing to cooperate with a human rights group that is pursuing chil…
    - 93 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 2:00am -
  • Bus crashes into parade in Haiti, killing at least 34 and injuring 17
    Driver and passengers held in police station, official saysParaders reportedly threw rocks at bus after crashAt least 34 people were killed and 17 injured in northern Haiti late on Saturday after a bus crashed into a parade of pedestrians, the countr…
    - 12 Mar 17, 2:22pm -
  • René Préval obituary
    President of Haiti who managed to bring a measure of tranquillity to a country besieged by poverty and violenceRené Préval, who has died at the age of 74, will be remembered as the only president in Haiti’s history who twice turned power over to…
    - 7 Mar 17, 12:14pm -
  • Arid land to a fertile Eden: permaculture lessons from Portugal
    Tamera’s ecology experts transformed an area at risk of desertification – and say they can do the same anywhere in the worldThe land undulates upwards into gentle hills, cradling nooks of fertile terraces growing sweetcorn, sunflowers and tomatoe…
    - 7 Mar 17, 4:59am -
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